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Visiting : Richard M Burton

[09] [Mar 2016] [ 9:00 am] [ ]

Welcome Richard M. Burton!

 Richard M. Burton is Professor of Organization and Strategy at The Fuqua School of Business, Duke University. Rich is also Professor of Management at the EIASM (European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management) in Brussels, and Honorary Professor at the University of Southern Denmark and the University of Aarhus. He is Director of the Hartman Fund at Fuqua. He has DBA from the University of Illinois, as well as BS and MBA.

Rich is a Senior Editor for Organization Science, a member of the Editorial Board for the Strategic Management Journal, Co Editor of a research series on Information and Organization. Previously, he was Department Editor for Strategy, Organizational Design and Performance for Management Science and Senior Editor for Organization Science. Recently, Professor Burton was a member of the National Research Council committee on Behavioral Modeling and Simulation: From Individuals to Societies.

Research interests

Organization Theory that focuses on the choice of organizational design and strategy:  the development and study of organizational structures and processes to achieve efficient coordinated planning and control; and implementation of organizational strategy for performance.  In this context, an organization is viewed as a large number of interdependent subunits and individuals each of whom has its own goals, structures, processes, information, and measures of performance.


09:00 -12:00 am : Meeting with PhDs  

02:00 – 05:00 pm : Individuals meeting with faculties